Might Surgical Weight Loss Put Bones at Risk?
FRIDAY, Jan. 1 (HealthDay News) -- When diet and exercise attempts haven't worked, increasing numbers of overweight people have turned to bariatric, or weight-loss, surgery to shed pounds.
Sinus Surgery Brings Relief to Many
FRIDAY, Jan. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Three-quarters of patients undergoing surgery for stubborn sinusitis saw significant improvements in their quality of life, new research shows.
It's Not a Hangover, It's an Allergic Reaction
FRIDAY, Jan. 1 (HealthDay News) -- For people with allergies and asthma, toasting the New Year could result in more than a hangover; it could also set off a variety of unpleasant reactions, warns an organization of allergists.
Health Tip: Using Nasal CPAP
(HealthDay News) -- Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. This mechanical device delivers slightly pressurized air through a mask that fits over the nose. It helps keep airways open, enabling adults and children to breathe easily through the night.
Health Tip: Managing Febrile Seizures
(HealthDay News) -- When infants and young children get a fever, they can also have a "febrile" (feverish) seizure. This type of seizure doesn't mean the child has epilepsy or brain damage. It's usually not serious and typically resolves on its own.